Dns.EndGetHostEntry Method

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Ends an asynchronous request for DNS information.

Namespace: System.Net
Assembly: System (in system.dll)

Public Shared Function EndGetHostEntry ( _
	asyncResult As IAsyncResult _
) As IPHostEntry
Dim asyncResult As IAsyncResult
Dim returnValue As IPHostEntry

returnValue = Dns.EndGetHostEntry(asyncResult)
public static IPHostEntry EndGetHostEntry (
	IAsyncResult asyncResult
public static function EndGetHostEntry (
	asyncResult : IAsyncResult
) : IPHostEntry



An IAsyncResult instance returned by a call to an BeginGetHostEntry method.

Return Value

An IPHostEntry instance that contains address information about the host.

Exception typeCondition


asyncResult is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

This method blocks until the operation is complete.

To perform this operation synchronously, use a GetHostEntry method.


This member emits trace information when you enable network tracing in your application. For more information, see Network Tracing.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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